"It is shocking that some random Twitter employee could shut down the president's account".
Twitter initially said the account had been "inadvertently deactivated due to human error", but later indicated it was done intentionally by a departing worker.
Trump's twitter account briefly disappeared shortly before 7 p.m. local time (2300 GMT), displaying the message of "sorry, that page doesn't exist!"
"The account was down for 11 minutes, and has since been restored", the statement said, promising to "take steps to prevent this from happening again". "I guess the word must finally be getting out - and having an impact".
First Amendment advocates challenging President Donald Trump for blocking some critics from following him on Twitter say his tweets are "an instrument of governance". In an interview with NBC's Sunday TODAY, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey defended Trump's use of his platform, emphasizing the importance of hearing from the man himself for the sake of accountability.
A company representative declined to answer questions including how many employees can suspend an account or what special protections there are for high-profile users like Trump. But the outage also sparked discussion of the security of Trump's account. Twitter promised a "full internal review".
"Different types of access", the former employee said.
Feel like I need to re-evaluate my life choices after reflecting on my reaction to Trump's Twitter. The news of the deactivation of the outspoken, tweet-prone president delighted many on Twitter, with some even suggesting that the unnamed employee should be given knighthood or nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize.
Trump's eight-year-old @realdonaldtrump account has almost 42 million followers.
He has used Twitter to attack opponents and promote his policies, both during the 2016 presidential campaign and since taking office in January.
Prior to its release , most people assumed Super Mario Odyssey was being positioned as Nintendo's most important IP this year. And with the holiday season fast approaching, Nintendo is set to sell a whole bunch more.
Neighbours told officers that they had noticed a sewage-like smell for at least two months, but that they had not reported it. Security camera footage showed the victim and the suspect walking together at Hachioji Station and Sobudai-mae Station.
Israeli jets on November 1 carried out an airstrike in western Syria , south of the city of Homs, according to reports. Syrian television reported "an aggression" by Israel in the region, adding that the national army had "responded".
But instead of punishing the smokers, the company wound up rewarding the non-smokers, giving them six extra vacation days a year. The frequent cigarette breaks meant many employees were away from their desks upwards of 15 minutes each day, Matsushima added.
Following a Washington State TD reception against Stanford , a random fan jumped out of the stands and stripped in the end zone. San Francisco, the major city closest to Stanford's campus in Palo Alto, recently went 35 years without snowfall .
We have not got the devices so far", a representative from Imagine Store, an Apple Premium Reseller in Gurugram, told IANS. If the iPhone X is a big hit, that could fuel growth of offerings like Apple Music and iCloud storage in coming years.
WEF data showed the country's ranking declined to 25th in economic participation and opportunity in 2017, from 21st in 2016. Zahidi says that public-private collaborations or exchanging information about best practices could help address the issue.
As he grew older, he told Vulture , he came to see Spacey as a sexual predator: "I would call him that to his face". Beal-then 19 years old- was working in the bar when Spacey allegedly followed him outside during a cigarette break.
Zimbabwe charges USA woman with subversion
She is also alleged to have referred to Mugabe in a tweet as a "goblin whose wife and step-son bought a Rolls-Royce". Zimbabwe authorities say they believe O'Donovan is the author of the tweet on October 11 based on her IP address.
Saudi Arabia intercepts ballistic missile northeast of Riyadh
Yemeni Houthi forces have claimed responsibility for the attempted strike, Al Jazeera reported, citing a spokesman for the rebels. According to videos published on social media, smoke could be seen rising near Riyadh's King Khalid International Airport.
Judge rules Bergdahl should serve no prison time
Prosecutors said the soldier should spend 14 years behind bars for endangering USA troops in Afghanistan. He pleaded guilty to desertion and misbehaviour before the enemy and had faced up to life in prison.
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Note 8 Freezing for Some Users, Samsung Promises Fix
Samsung's Experience 9 .0 beta will give customers testing the preview version a chance to try out the new features in the UI. Well, the beta version at least, which Samsung is now rolling out to select devices in the form of Samsung Experience 9.0.
Who is Deshaun Watson's backup on the Houston Texans?
Houston's offense completely transformed with the Clemson product under center, averaging 39 points over their last five games. At 3-4, the Texans were still considered by many to be the favorite to capture the wide-open AFC South.